Class #18 – graduation and investor evening

CEO class write-up – Gautam Kumar The Startup Leadership Program (SLP) is a peer-led accelerator/leadership programme that draws on the network and experience of its fellows, alumni and the programme trustees and organisers.   Organising the Demo Day/Investor’s Evening was a great pleasure. It was a day to celebrate the journey we have been on Read more about Class #18 – graduation and investor evening[…]

Valuations – class #14

Guest post from class CEO Ivelina Delcheva I am a fellow of the Startup Leadership Program 2017/2018 – London. SLP describes itself as a 6 months acceleration to boost founders, leaders and innovators and their startup. The Program is designed as a “peer-to-peer” training and each fellow actively participates in the learning experience. At the beginning of Read more about Valuations – class #14[…]

SLP Class #13 – Negotiation Workshop

A guest post by Max Desiatov. SLP is a peer to peer based education program. Each fellow gets the opportunity to run a class taking the role as class CEO. The program team mentor and support us with entrepreneurial learning. Recently I ran the class focused on negotiation. This was a great learning experience for me (and Read more about SLP Class #13 – Negotiation Workshop[…]

Co-founder Conflict and Founder Wellness; Class #12

A guest post from Rumbi Pfende I’m a Fellow in the 2017/18 cohort of the Startup Leadership Programme, and honestly when I was selected I wasn’t quite sure what to expect – especially as the cornerstone of the learning process (apart from mentorship, support and access to amazing thought leaders) is delivering one class on Read more about Co-founder Conflict and Founder Wellness; Class #12[…]

Leading by Learning with the Startup Leadership Program; Class #11

A guest post by Virginia Dooley. In October, during the new cohort’s orientation, SLP fellows were asked to choose a session topic to deliver to our peers. I quickly leapt at the opportunity to lead the “giving back” session. After a career in international development and philanthropy, it was a familiar topic in a sea Read more about Leading by Learning with the Startup Leadership Program; Class #11[…]

SLP Busines Pitch Workshop Class #5: Culture contribution trumps culture fit

Guest post from class CEO and 2018 Fellow Johann Bomman On the 18th of November Chris Worsey, Chaitanya Dudda and I ran the Business Pitch Workshop class for SLP at our Deloitte’s office in London.  We are all fellows on the Startup Leadership Program (SLP) – a highly selective, 6-month education and mentoring program and Read more about SLP Busines Pitch Workshop Class #5: Culture contribution trumps culture fit[…]

Portrait of the entrepreneur as a young founder.

  Program Lead and Trustee Steven Hess considers characteristics of the successful entrepeneur. All entrepreneurs begin life as founders. Usually young, but not always. I’ve just had the privilege of interviewing and selecting entrepreneurs for the 2018 London Startup Leadership Program. Here in London, SLP has a network of 120 alumni, the global community extends to Read more about Portrait of the entrepreneur as a young founder.[…]

NHS partners with SLP

We are very pleased to announce that SLP in the UK has been selected to partner the NHS Clinical Entrepreneur Program.  We will focus on designing a bespoke educational program for clinical entrepreneurs so that  their ideas can help to make the system more efficient and improve patient outcomes. Hugely impressed by the passion and motivation Read more about NHS partners with SLP[…]

Street Level Learning – Class #3 Lean Startup Methodology

Guest Post from SLP Fellow Claire Rampen I had the pleasure of leading the London Startup Leadership Program class on Lean Startup methodology. Rather than dwell for too long on the theory of the methodology itself (it’s not something you can master in 3 hours), we tried to take a leaf out of Steve Blank’s Read more about Street Level Learning – Class #3 Lean Startup Methodology[…]